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Decrespignyite-(Y) & Brochantite

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Decrespignyite-(Y) & Brochantite

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Description
Locality: 
Paratoo Copper Mine, Yunta, South Australia, Australia
Class: 
Crystals on Matrix
Size Range: 
Thumbnail (1-3cm)
Size: 
2.7 × 2.4 × 1.4 cm
Description

You are bidding on a small sample with some exceptional balls of decrespignyite-Y in several vugs with needles of brochantite. This is a very above average specimen of this mineral obtained from the Victoria Museum. 

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Decrespignyite-(Y)

Formula: 
Cu(Y,REE)4(CO3)4(OH)5Cl·2H2O
Strunz: 
5.CC.35
Hardness: 
4.0 - 0.0
Type Locality: 
Paratoo copper mine, Yunta, Olary Province, South Australia, Australia

Brochantite

Formula: 
Cu4(SO4)(OH)6
Strunz: 
7.BB.25
Crystal System: 
Monoclinic
Hardness: 
3.5 - 4.0
Type Locality: 
Mednorudyanskoye Cu Deposit, Nizhnii Tagil, Sverdlovskaya Oblast', Middle Urals, Urals Region, Russia...

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